The Fabrication Lab supports the Faculty of the GSD as well as students enrolled in the courses they offer. Staffed by three full-time employees and over 70 graduate students, Lab resources are available to students during the Fall and Spring semesters on a daily basis. Beyond the academic terms, Faculty research investigates a wide range of topics, making use of resources across the Lab. Maintaining a priority for safety, basic training is required for all users; more advanced training is also available to researchers and Lab employees.


  • 2020 JTerm Schedule - Reduced hours of access during JTerm. Normal schedules will resume when semester starts on January 27th.
  • Spray Room, Gund 518, is now accessible. - This room is equipped with 4 spray booths and other related furniture and fixtures. Use of spray paint and spray glue is no longer permitted on the patios of Gund Hall, including under tents.
  • Casting Resin and Thermoset Plastics - Two-part resins potentially carry substantial health risks, especially to eyes, skin, mucous membranes, and the respiratory system. Consult with Lab staff before acquiring these products. Always review the Safety Data Sheet for a material before purchase or use.